US Gambling Romantic Attempts New Guinness Planet Record for Casino Chips
Striving to smash his own record
American gambling romantic and collector Gregg Fisher will subsequent week try to smash his very own Guinness World Record for the biggest assortment of casino chips and tokens.
will almost triple his earlier record with a new total of 2,222 pieces
If productive, Fisher, who has topped the Guinness charts since October 2020 with 818 casino chips and tokens, will almost triple his earlier record with a new complete of 2,222 pieces. The Sin City native’s collection will be on public show for “review and challenge” at Spinettis Gaming Supplies in Las Vegas beginning September 27 by means of 29.
Spinettis in July shared an interview with Fisher on Twitter, in which the collector spoke about his 818 record, the Guinness World Record-breaking procedure, and his love affair with American gambling:
As with Fisher’s previous record, each single chip or token he will be displaying from next week comes from a various casino. The Vegas collector explained: “The quantity of things in this Guinness World Record [two,222] represents the identical amount of diverse casinos.”
A painstaking approach
Two Guinness-appointed witnesses will tally, photograph, and authenticate every single token more than the 3 days that the assortment is on show at Spinettis.
The painstaking method, which is also captured on video, needs Fisher to “deliver a concise, clear inventory spreadsheet, with each and every page signed by the two skilled witnesses”, in accordance to the Casino Collectables Association (CCA).
Fisher is a member of the CCA. According to its official site, the association is a non-revenue “educational organization with the mission of preserving gaming historical past.”
Following the submission of evidence to the Guinness World Data, a twelve-week review procedure begins. If accredited, Fisher’s new globe-record-breaking collection will be displayed at the CCA’s 29th yearly show commencing June sixteen, 2022, which will consider spot at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Passion for American gambling
Whilst Guinness Planet Record breakers go into the history books, Fisher’s try is much less about smashing data than showcasing a lifelong passion for American gambling.
part of the material of our way of daily life since the old west”
A biography Fisher sent to Spinettis ahead of his 818-piece try in October 2020 encouraged “anyone and everyone to discover about the background of gaming in the United States.” Fisher extra: “[Gambling] has been element of the material of our way of daily life because the old west. I hope my story will inspire somebody to get started their journey, and, a single day have their title in the Guinness Book of Planet Records.”
It all started in Vegas
In his recorded interview with Spinettis, Fisher mentioned that for his 21st birthday in 1975, he went to Sin City for the initial time. On visiting the Desert Inn Hotel and Casino and enjoying poker there, he said he “loved every little thing about it, the environment, the action, the romance […] everything about casinos just resonated with me.”
the ambiance, the action, the romance […] every thing about casinos just resonated with me.”
From then on, Fisher took part in poker events across the US, cashing in “a range of prominent poker tournaments from the WSOP and WPT circuit.” Fisher would, of program, also consider a token or chip from every single casino he visited.